February 2012

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From February 17th to 19th, 7 student representatives from Academy attended the Junior State of America Winter Congress in Washington, DC. The Winter Congress is modeled after the actual US Congress and House of Representatives: Each student is appointed as either a Senator or a Representative, bills are proposed and debated, and either pass or...
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As parents, we seek schools for our children that will best position them for a successful life’s journey.  I believe that the best schools are those that present excellent academic programs (as a given), but go beyond to provide each student a broad range of opportunities: to create to serve to lead; and to experience...
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Slideshow: Fifth and Sixth Grade students participated in the JA BizTown experience on February 16, 2012.
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Slideshow: As part of our study of rocks and minerals, students in 3rd grade have combined their knowledge of science, social studies, and research skills, along with their creativity
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Alex Kimball, a fifth grader at Academy at the Lakes in Pasco County, won in the elementary school category for her Sweet Spot for Sponges, an invention that incorporates germ-killing light into an aluminum case that can be both decorative and functional.
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The boys varsity baketball team won their game last night against Vanguard of Lake Wales 49-48! They move on to the regional semi-finals against All Saints Tuesday 2/21 at HOME at 7 pm. Go Wildcats!
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In Junior Kindergarten, we love celebrating our dads! The children invited their dads to the classroom on Valentine’s Day for “Pancakes for Pop!” Everyone enjoyed coffee, juice and yummy pumpkin pancakes with their daddies. The children sang a special Valentine song and recited a Valentine poem just for the dads! The children made a special...
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Slideshow: SK students enjoy Valentines Day by celebrating Donuts for Dads!
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The Girls Varsity Basketball team defeated Walker Memorial Academy last night 85-37 in the regional semi-finals. Their next game is at home on Saturday, February 18th at 7:00pm. Winner goes to the State Final Four! Go Wildcats!
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By Judy Kent As parents we all hope to give our children the best: provide them with a happy and secure childhood and prepare them for all that this world may bring. What is one way to provide a significant leg up for children? Give them the gift of literacy. Literacy is the door to...
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